B.Mus (Jazz performance)
Jo Fabro has been performing in the Sydney Music scene since 2004. Jo began training as a vocalist as a teenager, focusing on Jazz studies, and completed a Bachelor of Music degree, from the University of New South Wales in 2003. Recently, Jo has been performing at some of Sydney’s top venues such as The Basement, Winebanq, Will & Toby’s, The Marble Bar, Pontoon Bar, Soup Plus, The Vanguard and Star City Casino. In 2005, Jo complated a four month residency, Singing in Kawasaki Japan. Upon her return, Jo was selected as a top 10 finalist in the Wangaratta jazz Festival, Vocalist of the Year competition. Jo can currently be seen around Sydney performing with her own bands, as well as vocal group Jubilation, and currently has a Sunday afternoon residency at Pontoon Bar in Darling Harbour.
Jo’s debut album, entitled “Save My Soul”, is available now. This stunning album brings together influences which hark back to jazz and soul singers of the 50s and 60s, and then hit you with a contemporary sound all of their own. Recorded at the famous Paradise studios, Jo brings together a band of some of Sydney’s finest young jazz musicians including the versatile keyboard stylings of Nick Southcott, captivating guitarist Franco Raggatt, and the sensational brother-sister team of Zoe and James Hauptmann on bass and drums respectively.
These details were last updated on February 2, 2009